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By land, air and sea: Nearly 500,000 Oklahomans expected to travel during Thanksgiving

The Oklahoman

By JaNae Williams

November 21, 2022

Oklahoma expects about 12% of the state's population of nearly 4 million to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Wednesday to Sunday, according to AAA Oklahoma. “In Oklahoma, we anticipate 490,357 people traveling overall, up 0.6% compared to last year. Almost 92% of them will be taking to the roads, driving to their destinations,” said AAA Oklahoma spokesperson Leslie Gamble. “A 10% increase in air travel by Oklahomans is expected, with the largest increase in percentages, 20%, in cruise, train and bus travel.” Officials at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport advise passengers to plan ahead and take advantage of airport amenities like restaurants and charging stations that are available for use before flights. View the full article:

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